Poinsettia Bowl

Boise State overwhelms Northern Illinois, 55-7, in Poinsettia Bowl

Boise State overwhelms Northern Illinois, 55-7, in Poinsettia Bowl

Jeremy McNichols scored three touchdowns, the first one just 58 seconds into the game, and finished with 189 total yards as Boise State embarrassed Northern Illinois, 55-7, in the Poinsettia Bowl in San Diego on Wednesday.

This one was essentially over when Northern Illinois won the coin toss and deferred, allowing Boise State to get the ball first and unleash its talented offense.

The Broncos (9-4) needed just three plays to score the first TD, the fastest in school bowl history. After completions of seven and 39 yards by Brett Rypien, McNichols scampered in from 29 yards.

McNichols and the Broncos kept piling on as the back from Long...

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